How handy is this pretty little trivet? Very, we would say. But it’s not just the practicality that has us gushing. All you need to make this heat protector pad is nine metres of cord and your own trusty fingers. Plus, it should only take you around half an hour, which is roughly how long it’ll take you to make a cup of tea, drink that cup of tea, contemplate life and finally realise you need to be getting on with your day. For step-by-step instructions and a treasure trove of other cute projects, head on over to Flax and Twine.